Propolis is a resinous gum produced by bees. Propolis is a mixture of bees saliva, beeswax and tree sap. In total, there are 300 compounds in propolis with the majority being polyphenols. This product is used by bees to seal their beehive, fight diseases and prevent parasites. Numerous ancient civilizations used propolis for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The most famous historical account is of Egyptians using propolis in the mummifications process.
A propolis tincture is prepared by infusing propolis into pure clear alcohol. At Bee Api, our propolis tincture is made using a 70% alcohol solution. The end solution is placed into a 30ml glass spray for easy application.
The health benefits of propolis tincture are: wounds and burns healing, cold sores treatment, gastrointestinal disorders treatment, cavities control and genital herpes treatment.
Recommend dosage for propolis tincture depends entirely on the type of application: external versus internal. For external use, apply few sprays on the wounds. For internal use, either spray directly in mouth or into a glass of water.
Propolis tincture is self-preserving. Keep in closed kitchen or bathroom cabinet at room temperature. Do not place in refrigerator.